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Daily Archives: September 2, 2021

Australian of the Year Tame reveals abuse exposed her to more violent relationships

Australian of the Year Grace Tame has described for the first time how being sexually abused as a child made her later fall into a series of violent relationships as she issued an urgent call for a drastic upgrade of education for children about respect and consent. “We really need …

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After early success, has bickering got in the way of national cabinet?

Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size It was David Koch, breakfast TV’s longtime barometer of middle Australia, who last week articulated best the frustrations of so many about the fractured federation and seemingly dysfunctional national cabinet. Sparring with Scott Morrison from his prime ministerial courtyard while Australians devoured …

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JobKeeper’s multibillion-dollar black hole escapes critical sunlight

Patrick, who served on submarines in the Royal Australian Navy before getting into politics, knows how to stay on target. He will keep trying to reveal the JobKeeper details. For now, however, private companies have retained the right to keep the payments secret because of what was missing in the …

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Educators want plan to keep schools open, including ventilation and testing

She said the plan should address the need to prioritise teachers and other education staff “as a matter of urgency”, provide guidance on safe reopening of schools in lockdown areas and prepare schools in other states and territories for outbreaks. The plan should also “identify and fund the infrastructure needs …

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COVID-19 changed everything – including our infrastructure future

COVID has upended our economy, our approach to medical advice and even our use of hand sanitiser. But its biggest impact may be on where we live and work. Our central business districts – the economic powerhouses of the country – stand almost empty due to ongoing lockdowns. Even when …

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‘I’ve never cried this much’: Low breaks long jump world record in front of emotional husband

On attempt five, Low rose to the occasion and increased her world record to 5.20m. When Caironi failed to improve that distance on her sixth and final attempt, Low knew the gold was hers and had the pleasure of one last victory jump. Low won her first Paralympic gold medal …

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Paralympics day nine as it happened: Four golds, one bronze for Australia for day nine; Aussie cyclist sent to hospital after nasty fall

Wow, what a day. Australia is still sitting eighth on the medal tally, but we are now catching up close to those nations above us thanks to FOUR golds we won today. Make sure to grab a copy of the Sydney Morning Herald if you’re in the harbour city, or …

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Robbo coach of the year as Roosters end finals hopes for Raiders of the lost spark

Canberra had everything to play for, but Robinson’s Roosters never missed a beat. When asked after the game if he would have settled for finishing as high as fourth at the start of the year, Robinson said: “No. But I wouldn’t have taken the injuries either. You always want to …

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As it happened: NSW records 1288 new local COVID-19 cases, seven deaths as state hits 7 million vaccination target; Victoria records 176 new cases

Good evening and thank you for reading our live coverage of the day’s events. He’s a summary of today’s key events: NSW recorded 1,288 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 and seven more deaths in 24 hours. Two of the seven deaths in NSW were linked to hospital outbreaks. A …

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